Seven dead in heavy rains in Karnataka, yellow alert for coastal region

The reservoirs in Krishna and Cauvery basin are yet to reach half of its storage capacity nearly a month after the onset of monsoon.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 29, 2024 | 9:00 PMUpdatedJun 29, 2024 | 9:00 PM

Heavy rain in Karnataka kills seven people; Yellow alert issued

Seven people in Karnataka have lost their lives to heavy, continuous rain in the last 72 hours. Hundreds of people have suffered damages to their houses. District administrations have identified areas vulnerable to landslides and flooding and are ready to relief centres when required. Despite heavy rains, reservoirs in the Krishna and Cauvery basin are not yet half full.

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